The Institute offers a variety of academic and professional programs aimed at improving professional and career development of its members. These programs include both tuition and short term programmes.

Study Intakes

Admissions take place twice a year for each of the programmes. In January & July for the Certificate of Proficiency & Certificate in Insurance. In April & September for the Diploma in Insurance. Each period of study takes approximately 2 months for one to complete a course. More ............

Study times

  • Morning classes 
  • Evening classes 
  • Weekend classes

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THIRD QUARTER (Q3) 2019 / FIRST QUARTER (Q1) 2019/2020

 

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CODE

PROGRAMME

DATE

COST DETAILS

 

JULY

 

1

 

DIU Final Exams 

1st -5th /7/ 2019

 

2

 

COP/CIU Classes Begin

8th /7/ 2019

 

3

IIU/ST26

Agricultural Insurance: Implications for Uganda

 OBJECTIVES:

To provide participants with fundamental knowledge and understanding of the principles and practice of agricultural insurance, product designs, its marketing and distribution and the role played by regulation.

 COURSE CONTENTS:

·         Role and Importance of Agriculture

·         History and overview of Agriculture Insurance

·         Risks in Agriculture Insurance

·         Weather, climate and agriculture

·         Crop Insurance

·         Livestock Insurance

·         Poultry Insurance

·         Bloodstock Insurance

·         Challenges associated with agriculture insurance

 

TARGET GROUP:

Insurance underwriting staff; Credit analyst in the banking sector; Loss adjusters; Brokers/ Agents; Marketing staff; and Agricultural extension officers. 

25th/7/2019

FREE

 

August

 

4

IIU/ST28

CEO Masterclass

 OBJECTIVES:

The CEO Masterclass program is structured to provide coaching and emotional intelligence training on workplace issues for increased engagement and productivity. CEOs will be immersed in a participatory leadership development program that is designed to increase their sustainable competitive advantage at both a personal and organizational level.

 ABOUT THE COURSE:

 The Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU) partners with Abacus Business School (ABS) to prepare CEOs of member companies to deliver in an environment where trust in an organization is at a premium and scrutiny from stakeholders is wider and more intense.

 

TARGET GROUP:

CEO’s of member companies

8th /8/2019

FREE

Attendance is strictly for CEOs of Member Companies

5

IIU/ST29

Insurance Clubs Training

 OBJECTIVES:

To equip the students and members of various insurance clubs at the university level with basic insurance knowledge to ease their day today running of insurance clubs and also interest in a career in insurance.

 COURSE CONTENTS:

·         Principles of insurance

·         General insurance products

·         Life insurance products

·         Insurance documents

·         Distribution in insurance

 

TARGET GROUP

University students and members of the various university insurance clubs.

 

8th/8/ 2019

 

FREE

6

 

COP TEST

7th /8/ 2019

 

7

 

CIU TEST

8th /8/ 2019

 

8

IIU/ST27

COURSE: Oil & Gas Insurance

·         Group A(New-2019)

·         Group B(2018)

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

This course will enable participants to gain an understanding of the basics of both downstream and upstream oil and gas insurance and the underlying risks, their placement and underwriting, laws and regulations both locally and globally.

 

ABOUT THE COURSE:

The Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU) has once again partnered with Total Risk Solutions (TRS) to offer 2 modules in Oil and Gas Insurance, the introductory and advanced module. In 2018 over 20 participants completed the introductory module and were awarded certificates and will be progressing to the advanced certificate level. This will be in addition to a new batch that will be studying the introductory module that was introduced in 2017. The course is spread over four quarters with one session per quarter per module to make a total of four quarters to complete for both the ordinary and advanced certificate.

TRS is one of the leading oil and Gas advisory companies helping nations develop their local insurance market capabilities to meet the insurance needs of the energy industry.

 

TARGET GROUP:

Designed for those working within risk and insurance in oil and energy companies, brokers, insurers or reinsurers involved in handling of oil and gas risks.

 

Beginners  13th /8/2019

 

Continuing 14th/ 8/ 2019

FREE

9

IIU/ST30

Reinsurance Practice- Intermediate

 

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Insurance Institute of Uganda has partnered with the ZEP-Re academy to offer a comprehensive course in Short Term Reinsurance Practice and Claims Management. The course is divided into 3 subunits, Introduction, Intermediate and the Advanced offered on a quarterly basis.

 

ABOUT THE COURSE

The Proficiency in Short-Term Reinsurance Practice and Claims Management course is intended to address the skills gap in reinsurance, experienced generally in the Region’s Insurance Industry.  The course is designed to equip the trainees with technical reinsurance knowledge and skills that would enable them carry out reinsurance underwriting and claims tasks competently.

 

COURSE CONTENT

The course covers the following main topics: -

             Introduction to Reinsurance

             Types and methods of Reinsurance

             Reinsurance Pricing for Proportional treaties

             Reinsurance Pricing for Non Proportional treaties

             Reinsurance Treaty Contract for Non Proportional treaties

             Claims Management

             Reinsurance Claims

             Reinsurance Accounting for Proportional treaties

             Reinsurance Accounting for Non-Proportional treaties

 

TARGET GROUP

The Proficiency in Short-Term Reinsurance Practice and Claims Management course is intended for all the employees deployed in the following departments of an Insurance and or Reinsurance Organization:

•          Direct Underwriting,

•          Claims,

•          Reinsurance Underwriting,

•          Reinsurance Accounting.

 

15th /8/ 2019

FREE

10

COPSM/03

COP short module

 

Acquire a Certificate of Proficiency (COP) in 2 weeks of fulltime study instead of two and a half months of evening study.

 

12th – 25th  /8/ 2018

Cost: 720,000 per student for 2 papers

Inclusive of membership and registration fee

11

IIU/ST31

TOPIC: Meeting Insurance Customer Expectations

 

OBJECTIVES:

This program focusses on how organizations and insurers in particular can meet their customers’expectations.

When organizations do not meet clients’ expectations, we should not expect them to remain our clients”

 

COURSE CONTENTS:

  • Developing rapport with customers.
  • Finding out what customers expect from you and your organization.
  • Delivering what your customers expects.
  • Turning expectations into customer satisfaction.
  • What to do if you think the customer is going to depart and join a competitor.
  • Understanding the psychology of how perceptions are formed in the mind of your customers.
  • Managing / co-opting customer competence.
  • Managing customer dissatisfaction.

Key learning outcomes

By the end of the training, participants should be able to:

  • Understand and achieve expectations set by their organizations.
  • Explain what affects customer expectation of your product/service.
  • Understand that each 'moment of truth' with your client can affect future interactions
  • Position their organizations as a valued asset to your customers
  • Understand how to deal with competent / empowered customers.
  • Understand the reasons as to why customers leave for a competitor

TARGET GROUP:

Middle and senior Level managers in Insurance and Broking Companies, sales and marketing managers with production responsibility and customer facing roles, Agency and bancassurance heads.

 

22nd /8/ 2018

 

Ushs. 350,000 per participant

12

IIU/ST32

Award in Bancassurance (AWB)

 

The Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU) has partnered with the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI) through the Chartered Bodies Alliance (CBA) a partnership between CISI, CII and Chartered Banker Institute to enhance and sustain the level of Professionalism in the financial Services Sector.

IIU is now an Accredited Training Partner (ATP) for the Award in Bancassurance (AWB), with Accredited Trainers to assist students undertake the Award.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this unit, candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of;

·         The main elements of the financial services and insurance industry.

·         The main insurance products

·         Savings and investment products

·         Retirement planning products

·         What constitutes good and ethical client practice.

 

TARGET GROUP:

The course is designed for Heads of departments, senior managers and Executives of both banks and insurance related companies responsible for bancassurance management, sales, partnerships and innovations.

26th /8/ 2019

GB POUNDS 200

Inclusive of learning materials, training and exam.

 

September

13

 

COP and CIU Classes end 

1st /9/2018

 

14

IIU/ST33

Certified Pensions Training

 Duration: 3 Days

 ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU) in partnership with The School of Pension and Retirement Studies (SPRS) have put in place a three day international pension training program, aimed at equipping and empowering, management and sta­ff of institutions with knowledge on how to run and manage pension schemes e­ffectively.

 COURSE CONTENT

     Introduction to Retirement Benefit Schemes (RBS)

     Overview of the laws on RBS

     Governance of RBS

     Management and measurement of service delivery in schemes

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

     Chief Executive Officers

     County Executive Council (County Governments)

     Managers of institutions

     Trustees

     Pension Administrators

     Fund Managers

     Fund Custodians

     Pension Managers

 

4th, 5th, 6th/09/2019

US DOLLARS 500

Per Participant and includes;

Training, Conference facilities, exams and Certificates.

 

15

 

DIU Classes Begin

9th 9/2019

 

16

 

COP Final exams

11/09/2019

 

17

 

CIU Final exams

12/09/2019

 

18

IIU/ST34

ILO Training

 International Certificate in Impact Insurance – A Focus on Microinsurance

 Duration: 2 Days

 PAPER 3: Managing Microinsurance Distribution

 

ABOUT THE PROGRAM:

The International Labor Organization (ILO) supported by FSD Uganda has partnered with the Insurance Institute of Uganda (IIU) to build capacity on inclusive insurance leveraging on lessons it has learned from practitioner partners to develop quality training courses – The International Certificate in Impact Insurance comprising of 8 papers offered on a quarterly basis.

 

OBJECTIVES:

To equip and certify trainers with knowledge and develop capacity in inclusive insurance leveraging from lessons learned from practitioners.

 

ABOUT THE COURSE – MICROINSURANCE DISTRIBUTION

Distribution is a particularly important question for those looking to deliver insurance to low income people. With low margins, insurers need to find low-cost channels that can reach clients in large numbers. These challenges mean that insurers need to think differently about microinsurance distribution. This training will help equip insurers with a good understanding of the wide range of distribution possibilities and provide them with tools and knowledge needed to establish and manage a distribution strategy.

 

COURSE CONTENT

·         The range of options available to access the low income market, their strengths and weaknesses in order to select suitable channels to work with.

·         Processing practical tips on how to maximize the role of the distribution partner throughout the value chain.

·         Practice developing a value proposition for the distribution partner that takes into account needs and expectation.

·         Develop a partnership agreement that aligns interest and practice tools to manage the distribution partnership.

·         Practice designing sales force training, incentives and monitoring.

·         Develop a distribution plan for a current microinsurance product.

 

 

TARGET GROUP

Insurers and intermediaries, departments within the organization that deal with microinsurance, mass insurance and affinity, commercial departments and microinsurance sales teams, operational and mid-level management staff.

 

19th  – 20th /09/2019

US DOLLARS 100

Per Participant

Inclusive of Training, Learning Materials and Exam.

19

 

COP short module

 Acquire a Certificate of Proficiency (COP) in 2 weeks of fulltime study instead of two and a half months of evening study.

 

16th -29th   /9/2019

Cost: 720,000 per student for 2 papers

Inclusive of membership and registration fee

20

IIU/ST35

Upcountry insurance workshops/training – MBALE, MABARA, GULU

TOPIC: TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN THE INSURANCE SECTOR – IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTITIONERS.

 OBJECTIVES:

To equip participants with information and knowledge on trends and opportunities that the industry offer and their implication on upcountry insurance practitioners.

 

COURSE CONTENTS

  • Industry performance 2018 - Analysis and Implications.

Ø  Insurers

Ø  Bancassurers

Ø  Brokers

Ø  Agents

  • Insurance sector growth and its implications

Ø  Life Insurance

Ø  Pensions sector

Ø  Medical insurance and the proposed NHIS

  • The Insurance Act 2017 – Analysis and Implications
  • Lessons and opportunities from the sector analysis

Ø  Opportunities in Microinsurance

Ø  SME growth in Uganda

Ø  Best performing classes / products

Ø  Worst performing classes / products

Ø  Emerging risks in insurance (Uganda)

 

TARGET GROUP

All branch managers, administrators, officers and agents of member companies based in the regional offices.

 

21st /9/2019

FREE

  

 

The COP is the foundational course in insurance introducing the basic insurance principles. A subset of the Certificate in insurance course, the COP course is appropriate for those who are   More .............

 

The Certificate in Insurance is appropriate for candidates wishing to gain a broad understanding of insurance principles, key disciplines and products. It is good for employees who have   More .......

The Diploma in Insurance is appropriate for: Insurance technicians and those who aspire to be technicians; Supervisors, team leaders and those with long-term ambitions of  More ..........

 

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